TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — One person was killed and eight injured after a mass shooting Saturday night near the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, authorities said.
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In a news release, the Tallahassee Police Department confirmed that a man was killed in the shooting, which occurred outside the Half-Time Liquors store. The victim died at the scene.
Police added that the eight people injured at the scene in the Florida capitol had injuries ranging from minor to serious, WCTV reported.
The shootout took place after the Florida State football team defeated Georgia Tech 41-16 at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee.
Police have shot and apprehended a man they believe was a suspect in the shooting, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. The suspect sustained injuries that were not considered life-threatening, according to WCTV.
“There were dozens and dozens of shots that rang out from it, and we will continue to gather the information needed to put all the pieces together, so there may be more,” the chief of the commission said. Tallahassee police, Lawrence Revell, at a press conference Sunday. Morning. “These officers ran towards this incredible amount of gunfire as they were performing.”
According to WCTV, three suspects were in custody Sunday morning. No arrests were made.
The shooting was the worst in Tallahassee as two people were killed and five others injured in a 2018 incident at the Hot Yoga Tallahassee studio, according to the Democrat.
Police were controlling the crowds on Saturday evening when “several individuals within the crowd” began shooting, the newspaper reported.
“It’s a big incident,” Revell told reporters. “There are multiple locations involved in this incident, but yes, we believe this is an isolated incident.”
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